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World Future Energy Summit

Posted on : 16 Jan 2020

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  • The World Future Energy Summit was held in Abu Dhabi.
  • 33,500 participants from 170 countries and 800 specialist exhibitors are expected to attend the four-day annual event.
  • The theme for this year's summit is "Rethinking Global Consumption, Production, and Investment."
  • World Future Energy Summit is the Middle East’s largest future energy and sustainability event.
  • Held annually at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the 2020 edition includes exhibition and forum programmes across five main pillars: energy, solar, water, waste and smart cities, hosting an unrivalled gathering of top-level government and business leaders.
  • There will also be a focus on clean energy generation, water sustainability, and how digital innovation can help to improve the quality of life in an urban environment.
  • The event is starting to set an example for best practice, supporting the circular economy through recycling, and acting to remove single-use plastics from the event.
  • Also held alongside the World Future Energy Summit are the Climate Innovations Exchange, ‘CLIX’ for short and the Future Sustainability Summit.
  • CLIX returns for its third edition and will showcase 42 of the world’s most disruptive innovations, selected from 1,402 global submissions from 128 countries, related to the future of energy, food, agriculture and sustainability in space.
  • Registration is paperless, while badges, lanyards and bags are biodegradable.

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements regarding World Future Energy Summit
    1.It was held in Saudi Arabia.
    2.The event is held biennially.
    3.The theme for this year's summit is Rethinking Global Consumption, Production, and Investment.
    Which of the following statement is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 and 2 only

    2.2 only

    3.3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 3 only


  3. The 1857 Uprising was the culmination of the recurrent big and small local rebellions that occured in the preceding hundred years of British Rule. Elucidate (Answer in 150 words) - 2019 Mains


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